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Call for Trustees, Honorary Treasurer and Vice-President

CILIPS recently invited nominations from members for the following positions:


CILIPS sought nominations for 2 places on the Trustee Board to serve from 1st January 2022 – 31st December 2024. The Trustee Board meets 4-6 times a year and determines CILIPS strategy and policy as well as benchmarking progress against the annually agreed business plan.

Prospective candidates must be members of CILIPS and willing to commit to trustee duties as prescribed by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). All trustees are offered training for their role.

Nominations for Trustee positions closed on 8th October at 4pm.

Trustee role description

Vice-President (and 2023 President)

CILIPS sought nominations for the position of Vice-President to serve from 1st January 2022.  Candidates serve for two years firstly as Vice President and then President in Year Two with an optional third year as immediate Past-President. The Vice-President is an ex-officio member of the Board but does not serve as a Trustee.

Nominations for this position closed on 8th October at 4pm.

VP and President role description

Honorary Treasurer

CILIPS sought nominations for the position of Honorary Treasurer to serve for 2 years from 1st January 2022.  The Honorary Treasurer is also an acting Trustee of the charity.

Nominations for Trustee positions closed on 8th October at 4pm.

Honorary Treasurer role description

For all the above positions we strongly welcomed applications from anyone who considers themselves to have a protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010. We are fully committed to increasing diversity within our Governance structures, including a strengthened Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Commitment that was approved by the CILIP Scotland Trustee Board in September 2021. For more on our ongoing EDI work, you may also be interested in our evolving collection of Anti-Racism resources for libraries and librarians, our upcoming Online Learning on Decolonizing Library Collections or our collections of LGBTQ+ resources, Feminist resources, and Accessibility and Neurodiversity resources.

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